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The Huntington Library

The Huntington Library in San Marino, California is one of the world’s great independent research libraries in the fields of British and American history, literature, art, and the history of science, stretching from the 11th century to the present. Among the collections: 7 million manuscripts, 430,000 rare books, 275,000 reference books, 875,000 prints and ephemera, and 774,000 photographs. 

The Library collections date from the Middle Ages to the 21st century. The greatest concentration is in the English Renaissance, about 1500 to 1641; other strengths include medieval manuscripts, incunabula (books printed before 1501), maps, travel literature, British and American history and literature, the American Southwest, and the history of science, medicine and technology.


In addition to the Library collections, the Huntington features art collections with strengths in European art from the 15th to the early 20th century, and American art from the late 17th to the mid-20th century, as well as extensive landscaped gardens of various styles for visitors to enjoy. 


Contact Information: 

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Road 

San Marino, CA 91108, 

Telephone: (626) 405-2191

Email: reference@huntington.org

Website: www.huntington.org

 




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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 07 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Title : Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number : SCE MP 074 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 035 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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by Huntington Library
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Source : 1 Disc of 1: DVD Collection Title : The Huntington Institutional Archives Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description: This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family. Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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Description : Dedication ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include master of ceremonies Ted Watkins (mayor of Watts), Reverend Hogan (invocation), Kenneth Hahn, Romana Acosta Bañuelos (Treasurer of the United States - representing President Richard Nixon), Dr. Julius Hill, and Dr. Emerson Walden (President of the American Medical Association).  Includes musical program.  Speakers include Ted Watkins, Kenneth Hahn, Senator Alan MacGregor...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R
Note:  Most of program was shot in a low light setting with stage lighting resulting in a generally crushed setup. Description : Martin Luther King Day celebration held on January 15, 1988 at the Dr. H. Claude Hudson auditorium of Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include James Hahn, Mayor Tom Bradley, Kenneth Hahn, Augustus Hawkins, and a rendition of Dr. King's "I Have Dream" speech by Saul Langster. Also includes an extended musical program.  ...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:VHS
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Notes:  Image warps and wiggles a bit. A lot of flickering and static on image. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note:  High background noise on Tape. Scan lines for the head switching are very high into frame and have color distortion. Description: Kenneth Hahn press conference at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, Ed Renford (Hospital Administrator), Dr. Arthur Fleming (Chief of Surgery), and Dr. Sheila Clayton. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:VHS
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 014 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Description: Note inside container: "1927 Film of Estate (taken by chauffeur): Euston gates -- car up hill -- desert garden -- flag -- front of a.g. -- Alfonso Gomez -- Leslie Bliss -- public entering library -- North Vista - circles around --front of the library -- statuary -- tea room -- rose and herb gardens -- Japanese garden -- garage -- flag - half staff -- funeral -- railroad car -- library building."  Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: The Huntington...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 526 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 05 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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Note:  Audio contains static, hiss, and program distortion. Abrupt start and end. Description : Martin Luther King Day celebration held on January 15, 1988 at the Dr. H. Claude Hudson auditorium of Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include James Hahn, Mayor Tom Bradley, Kenneth Hahn, Augustus Hawkins, and a rendition of Dr. King's "I Have Dream" speech by Saul Langster. Also includes an extended musical program. Digitized by California Audiovisual...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes : Film ends somewhat abruptly. Description : Fictionalized account of the Los Angeles Aqueduct and the rise of hydroelectric power to fuel the growth of the city of Los Angeles; includes scenes of downtown and power plants, circa 1922. Produced by Robert Brunton for the Board of Public Service Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number: SCE MP 559 Digitized by the  California...
Topics: californiarevealed, Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description: Note on original containers. Reel 1: "Original installation 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946, Installing Terminal Potheads." Reel 2: "Original Installation, 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946." Reel 3: "Original installation 66 KV cable, Hughes Airport, Santa Monica 1946, Installing Oil Reserves". Source:  3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 536, 553, 559 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion...
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 012 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 08 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 121  Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Chandler Family History Collection Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Description : Transformer installation on rear property line by old truck; pole replacement by old truck; trolleying transformer to rear proper line by new truck; relocation of pole by trenching using new truck; streetlight installation by new truck.  Pole replacement and installation of 12KV transformer by new truck.  Installation of capacitors by new truck; air stapler in use in EDS yard; tract poling by new trucks - conventional and flat bed truck; rearrangement of existing services by new...
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 06 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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The Huntington Library
by Crotty, Homer
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Description:  Home movie showing Sunset Club members at Donald O'Melveny's home in Newport Beach, the Bolas Chica Gun Club, and sailing in Newport Beach. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Los Angeles Athletic Club
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Los Angeles Athletic Club Photograph Collection Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note:  Audio is distorted and incomprehensible up to 00:11:10 but clear from 00:11:10 to the end.  Description : Dedication of the Dr. Julius W. Hill Interns and Resident Physicians Building at Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, Dr. Effie O. Ellis (American Medical Association representative), Dr. R. Andrews (American Medical Association), Dr. E. Leon Cooper (AMA), a 71-year resident of Watts talking about the history of the community, ...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R
Note:  Audio is extremely distorted and inaudible at times. Bounces from channel to channel (phasing issues). High background noise, hum and hiss. Description : Musical program from Martin Luther King Day celebration at Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles held on January 16, 1984. Includes a tribute to King, with comments from Kenneth Hahn and Ted Watkins. [some sound distortion] Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, California Lieutenant Governor Leo T. McCarthy, Dr. Leroy...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
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Notes:  Film slows down and shakes vertically at 01:01. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Additional Description: Label on original container also includes: "Pedgie, Mia, Dick Call, etc. - Mrs. Curtis."  Collection Title: Chandler Family History Collection Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 031 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:    mssHong MP Loose 004 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 043 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.), home movie
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Note:  High background noise, high amount of hiss and static. Distorted at times. Whining noise in background throughout. Description : Oral history interview with Diane Gordon Levy, a dancer of Jewish descent who joined the First Negro Classical Ballet. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:DVD-R
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  mssHong MP Loose 015 Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note:  High amount of hiss, background noise, program distortion, static, and hum. Multiple gaps between segments. Description : Oral history made by a member of one of the early pioneer families of Los Angeles. The interviewee's father, Cameron Erskine Thom (1825-1915), was Los Angeles County district attorney, mayor of Los Angeles (elected 1882) and a California state senator. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/8 inch audio cassette
Description: : Groundbreaking ceremony for the Medical and Support Building at Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, Ernest Cash, Frank D. Vicencia, California State Senator Nate Holden, and Melvin J. Fleming. Includes the introduction of guests and musical program. Speakers include Dr. P.J. Jones (benediction) and Kenneth Hahn. Includes musical program. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R
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Description: : Martin Luther King, Jr., Day memorial breakfast., at the Martin Luther King Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles. Master of Ceremonies : Ted Watkins (President of Hospital Authority). Speakers include Willis Edwards (Cal State LA Student Body President, talking about Bill Cosby Cage Classic to raise money for minority scholarships), Frederick Douglas Shaw, Jr., and Reverend R.N. Hogan. Features guest speaker Dr. Thomas Kilgore on his experiences with Dr. King and Kenneth Hahn...
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Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: JL 1123  Collection Title:   Jack London Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 09 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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by Pasadena Playhouse
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Notes:  High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hum on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape. Parts 3, 6, 7, 9 and 10 end abruptly. Description:  Pasadena Playhouse is one of the most significant and long-running regional theatres in the US, mounting many important productions in its almost century-long history and producing myriad stage and film stars through its school. Additional Description:  Notes on original containers: This reel of tape contains some of...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape
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by Pasadena Playhouse
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Notes : Film begins and ends with an advertisement.  Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Pasadena Playhouse
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 35mm Collection Title: Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 259 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Title : Hong Family Papers Call Number : mssHong MP Loose 013 Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Calif. Elect. Power Co., Roll 3 Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 531 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Note: High amount of hiss and background noise. Program is nearly inaudible at the start; volume increases as recording plays. Description : Senate Subcommittee hearing on health care services in California, held at Martin Luther King, Jr., Hospital in Watts, Los Angeles on November 12, 1977. Presided over by Senator Edward Kennedy. Speakers include Lillian Mobley, Robert Campbell, Director of Los Angeles Health Systems Agency, Stanley Maytek, Orange County Health Planning. Digitized by...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1:1/4 inch audio tape
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by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Note:  Program recorded at a very low level. Tape hit at 00:01:19. Description :  Raw footage of oral history interview with person significant to the history of Los Angeles and California. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 6 Tapes of 6:3/4 inch videotape
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 258 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Note on original container: "16mm motion picture films of So. Cal. Edison officials at play on mountain trips etc. 1930-1938. The Mountaineers: Mssrs. Bayer, Mullendore, Reppy, Trott, Kelley, Cross, Fluno, Staal, Larkin, Lewis, F. Miller, Ammann, Hoxie, Lee, Cunningham, Ross and Woodard." On original reel: The Mountaineers: Mineral King + [Carnival] Lake, 7-4-28; 5-30-33". Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 134 Collection Title:   Southern...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Description:  Note on original container: "Downtown scenes, Long Beach steamer, Normandie Ave." Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 528 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Note : Color starting to fade blue. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Reels of 3:Film: 16mm
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Series Title:  Hong Family Home Movies Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:   mssHong MP 003  Collection Title:   Hong Family Papers Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californialightandsound, home movies
Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes:  Original film was somewhat damaged, resulting in some flickering of image. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: SCE MP 492 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 073 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 260 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These Audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description:  Notes on original container: Tapes on one side 3 3/4 speed. Tape made by Dorothy Lee Tifal at a dinner party at the studio, tape made for Barbara Andres who was in New York. Dinner cooked by...
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes: Original film is quite old, somewhat faded in places (image appears very light). Additional Description:  Label on original container: "Jack Brady Prod." Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 122 Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .   
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes:  Sound fades out a bit, gets low or harder to hear at 00:13:28 - still audible. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 511 Collection Title: Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film  Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Note on original container: "California Electric Power". Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 032 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Notes:  Static on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hum on Tape. Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description:  Notes on original container: Dorothy Lee Tifal #1 Tamil...
Topic: californiarevealed
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Notes: Beginning of film was shot in the early morning and is quite dark.  Source: 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16 mm Collection Title: Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Call Number: SCE MP 034 Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968
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Notes:  High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Static on Tape; Clicks and Pops on Tape; Program Distorted at Times. There are prolonged silences between segments. Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description: Notes on original container: Dorothy Lee...
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Description: : Dedication ceremony at Patriotic Hall in Los Angeles for the Los Angeles Asian Community Services Center. Speakers include master of ceremonies Richard Wong (Agency Relations Associate - United Way), Burton Powell (Director - Los Angeles Department of Community Services), and Kenneth Hahn. Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Disc of 1:CD-R
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number: SCE MP 596 Collection Title:  Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Hong, You Chung, 1898-1977
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Description : This film was created by Y. C. Hong or a member of his family.   Known as the first Chinese person to pass the California Bar Exam in 1923, You Chung (Y. C.) Hong (1898 - 1977) was a successful immigration lawyer, tireless champion of Chinese American rights. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Reel of 1:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
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Description : Dedication ceremony for Jesse Owens Park. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, master of ceremonies Tommy Hawkins, Bill Schroeder (Vice President, Southern California Olympic Games Committee), Matthew "Mack" Robinson,  8th District Councilman Robert Furlow (sp?), David Simon, and Chester Washington. Includes musical program from New Sounds of Hawthorne and introduction of Olympians in audience. Speakers include Kenneth Hahn, Walter Mondale, Los Angeles mayor Tom Bradley,...
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Source: [2 Reels of 2]:Film: 16mm
The Huntington Library
by Southern California Edison Company
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Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 221 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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The Huntington Library
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Description: : First in series of Senate Subcommittee hearings regarding the Manpower Act of 1969 (reorganization of manpower regulation), which would essentially repeal Title 1B of the Economic Opportunity Act. This session was conducted in Los Angeles and centered around high unemployment rates in Watts. Focuses on how the Manpower Act would be instituted in Los Angeles and how it would effect the relationship between county and city government. Presided over by Senator Walter Mondale....
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Source: 1 Disc of 1:CD-R
The Huntington Library
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Notes:  Static on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hum on Tape. Description:  Ruth St. Denis (1879-1968) was a pioneer of modern dance. Along with Ted Shawn, her husband, she founded the Denishawn dance company which had a studio in Hollywood. These audio tapes record St. Denis reflecting on her life, performances, and remarkable career. Additional Description: Notes on original container:  Tape 1 - Miss Ruth - Poems...
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by Southern California Edison Company
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Additional Title:  Spotlite News Source:  1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number:  SCE MP 569 Collection Title:   Southern California Edison Motion Picture Film Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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by Pasadena Playhouse
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Notes: Side B is blank. Description: Disc 1:  Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for Burke Gilliam from Dana Andrews.  Disc 2:  Pasadena Playhouse: A Personal Message for M.B. Rudman from Dana Andrews. Source : 2 Discs of 2: Vinyl Disc Collection Title : Pasadena Playhouse Digitized by California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
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by KCET (Television station: Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Description : Raw footage of oral history interview with person significant to the history of Los Angeles and California. Digitized by  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5:3/4 inch videotape
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Description : Grand opening of the South Central Activities Center and Toy Loan, which provided rehabilitation and vocational training and the distribution of toys to underprivileged children. Speakers include Robert D. Brooks (Chairman of the South Center Activities Center Advisory Board), Brother Joseph C. Walsh (invocation), Ellis P. Murphy (Director of Social Services - Los Angeles), Kenneth Hahn, Mrs. Richard Kinkade (Toy Loan Advisory Board), Abram Friedman (Assistant School...
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Source: 1 Disc of 1:DVD-R